In the last months of 2011, Britney Spears' career is the cat in Schrodinger's sealed box -- it's both alive and dead. Most often, the swan song of a pop star's career is a Lifetime Achievement Award, which Spears received at this year's MTV Video Music Awards in August.
As a contrast from her earl ... More >>
"Justin and Selena as One."The announcement yesterday from 46-year-old Connecticut-based sculptor Daniel Edwards -- that he'd created a (mostly) nude sculpture of teenage music superstars Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, and that it would soon be put on public display in an adult store right here ... More >>
Here's the thing about musicians: Many of them are loud, messy, and opinionated. Social media has given them yet another outlet for their rantings and ravings, and we, as fans, eat it up whenever our favorite musicians go on Twitter and mouth off. This is, tweets are deletable. Always have ... More >>
It's a funny thing growing up hearing about Britney Spears. I remember conversations between my friends and me in the school cafeteria about how much we loathed her.
Somewhere along those acne-anointed, styrofoam-tray screeds, we got to asking whether Britney Spears could retreat from pop and do a ... More >>
Britney Spears, Nicki NinajAmerican Airlines CenterJuly 12, 2011Better than: most shows by folks who actually sing, dance and write their own music.
Mike MezeulIt's Britney, bitch. For more photos from last night's performance, check out the slideshow.
Here's the thing about Britney: She's a med ... More >>
After a quiet 2010 consisting of an appearance in a Glee episode dedicated to her, Britney Spears is wasting no time getting back in the spotlight in 2011. And her first release/leak of this year is a jambalaya of dated electronic sounds hidden behind a chipmunk/Cajun Britney Spears.The song's calle ... More >>
I usually don't go after underage artists (har dee har, guys) in this column. Most of the kids you see on the charts are likely being paraded around by their parents and music industry captains with little artistic integrity on their part. So, it's not usually their fault they're making bad music. A ... More >>
Rocking out as a duo since 1987, Chicago's Local H has been alternative since before alt-rock became a pejorative term. The band's "Bound For The Floor" from As Good As Dead was practically inescapable on KDGE back in 1996, and can still be heard every now and then on the station that still can't ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, June 30, 2009...
A hacker broke into Britney Spears Twitpic account and stated she had died. But, turns out, she's alive and well and sure to bust out the crazy sometime soon.
Eddie Van Halen married his girlfriend of three years, Janie Lisze ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, May 5, 2009... Happy Cinco de Mayo!Someone who is crazier than Britney Spears interrupted her show by jumping on stage with her.
Sugar Ray are releasing their first record in six years titled Music For Cougars. A very contemporary title for a ba ... More >>
Britney Spears @ the American Airlines Center, Tuesday, Mar. 31
This is the first edition of roundup since B. Spears graced the stage in Dallas last Tuesday. Bald and umbrella-wielding last year, the (un)disputed Princess of Pop has reclaimed her throne. Britney showed off her musicianship showma ... More >>
An image from the Art Divaz-affiliated Caprichos Studio.No surprise that anyone who calls herself a "diva" would use the term "retail therapy" for what most of us call "shopping." The million-dollar spending sprees of notorious divas like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Michael Jackson come to mind ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, January 6, 2009...
Someone hacked into Britney Spears' Twitter account to let the world know that her cooter is four feet wide and has teeth. Yikes! TMI, Brit!
50 Cent has been signed by a liquor company to help market their cognac.&nb ... More >>